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in the united states who have been educated in our schools, to give them the opportunity to stay here. you know, wouldn't we rather be known as a country of dreamers, than a country of illegal aliens? [applause] and as we saw last night, this is the commander in chief who finally brought osama bin laden to justice. [applause] now that is presidential leadership. but even before barack obama was elected president, we knew he was going to be a great leader. we knew it when he chose joe biden as his running mate. [applause] joe was the perfect choice, because like the president, he had lived the american dream, going from humble middle-class roots, to the united states senate, to the vice presidency of the united states. [applause] and we all know from his incredible speech last night that he has been side by side with the president's, fighting to make sure that we open the doors of opportunity for all americans, working to create good jobs and to invest in education, to make health care and retirement and schools affordable for everyone. it is what he has fought for his entire career. [applause]
boosting production, cutting oil imports. >> today, the united states of america is less dependent on foreign oil than at anytime in the last two decades. >> it's true and he can take some credit, but you have to recognize these are long term projects many in place well before he took office. finally, michelle obama accused her husband of driving a lousy car when they started dating. >> i could see the pavement going by in a hole in the passenger door. >> reporter: the president's first car was a ford grenada. we don't know if he was driving it when they met. unless his car taste changed, we are going to say yes. randi, victor? >> thanks. republican or democrat, nobody is safe from the late night comedians. here are some of our favorites. >> only 96,000 jobs added last month. half of those were strippers working the conventions. >> reports that nine of the hotels being used for politicians at the democratic national convention had bedbugs. yeah. when asked what it's like dealing with thousands of blood suckers, the bedbugs said, it's okay. >> a huge lighting problem in the conventi
in the united states, but done in france which is a modern labor market where i think there are some lessons. the code-talkers actually convinced the french government to do something i hope we can convince our -- co-authors actually convince the french government to do something i hope we can convince our government to do, which is to experiment with widespread unemployment services programs and look at what the effects on the labor market are not just by randomizing an individual having access to the program, but breaking france up into different geographic areas of labor markets and providing 100% of the people access in some areas, in some areas , in some areas 55%, some areas 25%. if you do that randomly, on average, if you're in an area where a lot of other people use this program, does that have a negative effect on you? what they found is in tight labor markets, basically the programs really helped people get into jobs more quickly. when the labor market is weak, is largely a game of musical chairs. one person getting a job makes another person have a more difficult time. thinking ab
lause ] >> i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republican for which it stands one nation under god, indivisible, liberty and justice for all. [ cheers and applause ] >> i never heard this story before and it's indicative of the president's mindset. who could not afford homes deserve them. >> cenk: we'll tell you what that lie is in just a moment and then the biggest issue in the election of the presidential race might be pot. >> 40 years ago our government launched an irrational war. it's time for a sensible approach. >> cenk: several different states saying it's time to legalize not just for medal medicineal pot. you know what it is. it's go time. >> cenk: last night president obama spoke at the democratic national convention to a thundering all the points he wanted in there including good lines making fun of republicans idea of domestic political. >> obama: they want your vote, but they don't want you to know their plan. that's because all they had to offer is the same prescriptions they've had for the last 30 years. have a surplus try
nomination for president of the united states. ( cheers and applause ) >> jon: oh, my god, thank god, i was so sure he was going to break up with us. oh, my god. oh, my god. oh, my god! he still thinks we can make this work. so america sat down, leaned forward and waited to see if he would deliver that old obama magic. >> we believe that when a c.e.o. pays his auto workers enough to buy the cars that they built, the whole company does better. we believe that when a family can no longer be tricked into signing a mortgage they can't afford, that family's protected, but so is the value of other people's homes. we believe the little girl who is offered an escape from poverty by a great teacher on a grant for college could become next steve jobs. >> jon: ♪ we believe we can fly ♪ he had it again. but every moment of soaring rhetoric was tempered with a more sober reality. >> i won't pretend the path i am offering is quick or easy. i never have. >> jon: ♪ we believe we can fly. . but obviously flying carries with it some inherent risk. in 2008, candidate obama painted a beautiful and
to israel. those are the core demands of israel in the negotiations. the united states has always supported those positions. obama's people pull it out of the platform and the president chooses not to put it back in. very significant. >> sean: what do you make of -- we have two issues. number 1, the reaction to what i thought was a pretty stale, boring, cut-and-paste speech last night and the issue of the economy, the economic numbers that came out today, i mean, a net loss of another couple hundred thousand jobs, when you include the people who have left the labor force. your reaction? >> well, i think that the -- to me, i suppose in visual terms, you are right, the defining moment is that vote. i think that is likely to be remembered. but i think that in political terms, the enormous blunder was when speaker after speaker said, yes, we are better off now than we were four years ago. and that became a logo of this convention and it is very clear that the american people dont agree. and fortunately, romney is alert to it. they are pouncing right away and in all of the swing states he is run
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